Carbs are Back: the Lowdown on Resistant Starch

Did you hear the news? Carbs are not the public health scourge they’ve been made out to be. Whole grains and other healthy carbs are brimming with fiber for digestive health, as well as an array of vital vitamins and minerals. Plus, they taste pretty awesome, too.   Beyond that, some carbohydrates contain a type […]


Spring Clean Your Diet with Amie Valpone

We’ve reached the third and final week of our series, Spring Clean Your Diet with theHealthyApple.com’s Amie Valpone! If you missed parts one and two, check them out here and here. In part one of our series we took a look at the word “detox” and its actual meaning: A process or period of time in which […]


Eat Green on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is one of our favorite holidays because it gives us the chance to celebrate everything green! Whether it’s our famous green smoothies or our superfood-enhanced green kefir, or even our green business practices, we think it’s easy to be green in everything we do. To celebrate this festive day, we’ve rounded up […]


Spring Clean Your Diet with Amie Valpone

We’re back with part two in our three part Spring Clean Your Diet with Amie Valpone series. Amie is a good friend of ours and author of the new book Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation and Reset Your Body. If you missed part one of the series, check it out here. […]


Snack to It: 3 Healthy Kefir Dips to Satisfy Cravings

After a long day of work or school, it’s all too easy to find comfort in and fill your belly with salty snacks and sweet treats. Whether it’s candy or chips, cookies or soda, indulging too much in processed foods can leave you feeling guilty, irritable, anxious and jittery. This of course, can lead you […]


Look What We’re Launching at Expo West

It’s that time of year again! Natural Products Expo West is here and the Lifeway team is all hands on deck as we showcase our latest and greatest kefir products. We’ve been working hard over the past year to formulate fantastic new kefir flavors and products for you to enjoy and can’t wait to reveal […]


Lifeway + Pilot Light: Feeding Minds and Fueling Appetites

The Pilot Light Chefs were back in the classroom earlier this week, bringing their unique nutrition education program and approach to Chicago-area elementary school students at Disney Magnet II. As proud and enthusiastic sponsor of Pilot Light, members of the Lifeway team were on hand to help with chef-led lessons, serve a tasty and nutritious lunch, and […]


Spring Clean Your Diet with Amie Valpone

When you hear the word, “detox,” what are the first things to come to your mind? Juice cleanses? Strict diets composed purely of vegetables? Hunger and restrictive eating? A quick way to lose weight?   So called detox diets and cleanses are undoubtedly popular, as more and more people look for ways to look and […]


Superfood Spotlight: Sunchokes

Knee deep as we are in the world of probiotics, we would be remiss not to mention the crucial role prebiotics play in supporting a healthy microbiome (also known as your gut). We’ve written about the relationship between probiotics and prebiotics in the past, but to recap: Prebiotics are non- living, non-digestible carbohydrates found in […]


Meet Our Most Fashionable Kefir Flavor Yet

Just in time to welcome the warm spring weather, our Limited Edition Hibiscus Rhubarb Pie Low Fat Kefir is now available on shelves!   Inspired by the fresh flavors and patterns of spring, our new limited edition flavor is a collaboration with fashion designer Cynthia Rowley, a Chicago-native, strong female entrepreneur and long-time kefir fan. Drawing […]